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The CSEDL program is accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year cohort through February 15, 2023. Please note, we will not be accepting applications for admission for the 2024-25 academic year. If you are interested in the CSEDL program, it is recommended that you complete your application in full by February 15, 2023 or you will need to wait until applications for the 2025-26 academic year are opened in the Fall of 2024.

Requirements

  • Completed application form. See Application Instructions to learn how.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a four-point scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate study. (Occasionally, applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be admitted conditionally upon the recommendation of the department.)
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate study, including evidence of having received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. (Those applying during their final undergraduate year will be required to submit a final transcript after completion of their bachelor’s degree and before enrolling in their first semester of graduate study.) See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Official transcripts of all graduate study. See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Goals statement. See Application Guidelines for more information.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL is required for all international applicants from non-English speaking countries. (Use 5240 for the ETS institutional code)

Additional Program Requirements

  • M.A. in a field related to professional goals
  • Scholarly ASL Sample (one or two artifacts)
  • Scholarly English Sample (one or two artifacts)
  • A minimum of 3 years experience with deaf children and youth (demonstrated via resume or letter or recommendation)
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